History Transfer

Degree offered

Associate in Arts in Liberal Arts & Sciences (History Transfer)

Credits required 62-63

Dean

Kathleen Pearle, Kathleen.Pearle@bristolcc.edu

Program contact

Robyn Worthington, Robyn.Worthington@bristolcc.edu

Program Code:  AA

Concentration Code:  LAHS

Program Goals Statement

The Liberal Arts: History Transfer program provides a comprehensive and rigorous foundation for students who plan to transfer to complete a Bachelor of Arts degree in History. History is the construction of knowledge about the past and how the past relates to the present. Students who study history develop the skills of analysis, critical thinking, and superior written communication. Graduates of Bachelor's Degree programs in History go on to work in secondary and higher education, public history, research, law, government, and business. 

Program Information

Liberal Arts: History is a MassTransfer A2B Mapped Program with the Massachusetts State Universities or Universities of Massachusetts.

The History Transfer concentration prepares the student for transfer to a 4-year institution to purse a Bachelor of Arts degree in History.


Degree Requirements

General Courses

CSS 101College Success Seminar

1 credit

COM 101Fundamentals of Public Speaking

3 credits

ENG 101Composition I: College Writing

3 credits

ENG 102Composition II: Writing about Literature

3 credits

SOC 101Principles of Sociology

3 credits

SSC 101Introduction to Geography

3 credits

HST 111The West and the World I

3 credits

HST 112The West and the World II

3 credits

HST 113United States History to 1877

3 credits

HST 114United States History from 1877

3 credits

GVT 111U.S. Government

3 credits

ECN 111Principles of Economics-Macro

3 credits

Lab Science Elective

4 credits

Science Elective

3-4 credits

MTH 119Fundamental Statistics

3 credits

Or

MTH 125Modern College Mathematics

3 credits

Literature Elective

3 credits

Technical Elective

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:40-54

Program Electives

Choose two of the following courses to meet the MassTransfer A2B Mapped History Pathway. Select electives that meet the general education and program guidelines of the desired transfer school(s).
HST 220The Ancient World

3 credits

HST 221Who Fought, Who Worked, Who Prayed: The Middle Ages

3 credits

HST 222The Age of the Revolutions

3 credits

HST 251The Social History of American Women

3 credits

HST 252African-American History

3 credits

HST 254Twentieth Century Russian and Soviet History

3 credits

HST 256History of World War II

3 credits

HST 257History of Modern East Asia (China and Japan)

3 credits

HST 259History of North American Indian Peoples

3 credits

HST 260Topics in History

3 credits

HST 265Immigration and Ethnicity in American History

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:33

Program Electives

Choose two additional electives from the MassTransfer A2B Mapped History Pathway courses or MassTransfer Behavioral and Social Sciences Electives that meet the general education and program guidelines of the desired transfer school(s).

Recommended Course Sequence - Semester 1

CSS 101College Success Seminar

1 credit

ENG 101Composition I: College Writing

3 credits

COM 101Fundamentals of Public Speaking

3 credits

SSC 101Introduction to Geography

3 credits

HST 111The West and the World I

3 credits

HST 113United States History to 1877

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:16

Recommended Course Sequence - Semester 2

ENG 102Composition II: Writing about Literature

3 credits

MTH 119Fundamental Statistics

3 credits

Or

MTH 125Modern College Mathematics

3 credits

Lab Science Elective

4 credits

HST 112The West and the World II

3 credits

HST 114United States History from 1877

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:15-19

Recommended Course Sequence - Semester 3

GVT 111U.S. Government

3 credits

SOC 101Principles of Sociology

3 credits

Literature Elective

3 credits

Science Elective

3-4 credits

Programming Elective

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:6-16

Recommended Course Sequence - Semester 4

ECN 111Principles of Economics-Macro

3 credits

Technical Literacy Elective

3 credits

Program Elective

3 credits

Program Elective

3 credits

Program Elective

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:3-15
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